We invite those individuals who share the Institute's interests, whether professionally or avocationally, to participate in the Hunt Institute Associates program.
Fritillaire Imperiale, colored stipple engraving from Pierre-Joseph Redouté's Choix des plus belles fleurs (Paris, Ernest Panckoucke, 18271833). HI Art accession no. 0128.
Regular Associates ($40) receive acknowledgment in the Bulletin and the following benefits:
A subscription to the Bulletin, the Institute's newsletter Either the issue of Huntia, the Institute’s journal of botanical history, or the art exhibition catalogue(s) published during the year of membership (another publication will be substituted if item of choice is not published during the membership year) Discounts on all Institute (sole imprint) publications and on some works published under joint imprint: 25% discount on a purchase of up to 4 publications and 40% discount on purchase of 5 or more publications A 25% discount on stationery items reproduced from works in the Institute’s collections Invitations to exhibition openings Preferential eligibility for sale of duplicate books and unaccessioned artworks Preferential query service A 25% discount on PDF, for research purposes Behind-the-scenes tours by appointment Invitations to our Open House, which features gallery and departmental tours, talks and special displays
Patron Associates ($100), Sustaining Associates ($500) and Benefactor Associates ($1000) receive the above benefits plus:
Both Huntia and the art exhibition catalogue(s) published during the year of membership Tax deductions ($40 for Patron, $440 for Sustaining, and $940 for Benefactor)
If you would like to support the Institute’s mission and programs in more specific ways, then please consider our Sponsorship program. Monetary gifts can be directed to our endowment or to other established funds, such as the Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden Art Acquisition Fund, or the Ronald L. Stuckey Endowment for the Preservation of Botanical History. For material or memorial gifts, please consult with our curators. For more information about the Sponsorship program, see the News page.
We also offer gift memberships in the Associates program. We can send an announcement card to you or directly to the recipient of the membership.
To review the 2014 Associate benefits, please see the 2014 Associates Program brochure PDF. To join, renew or give a gift membership for 2014, please complete and return the brochure. The brochure PDF can be filled in online using Acrobat Reader. However, since email and email attachments are not secure methods of submitting credit-card information, you will need to print the completed form, add payment information by hand and then mail or fax the form to us or call with your order. Payment is in U.S. dollars only. We do not accept bank transfers. Check and money-order payments must be mailed. We accept MasterCard and Visa. Your privacy is very important to us. We do not sell or distribute our mailing lists. Associate Membership is by calendar year, with term of membership lasting from January to December regardless of when you join. The deadline for joining or renewing for 2014 membership is 1 September 2014. The publications available as membership benefits are those issues or catalogues published during the year of membership.
2014 Associates Program brochure PDF